Fine rain politics and folk songs in china /

Whether they were crafted to spread Mao's message of class struggle or spun from the fabric of everyday life, Chinese folk songs carry with them immense historical and cultural importance. This program examines a wide range of songs and melodies from the country's pre-Communist era to the...

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Corporate Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Films Media Group.

Jaffery, Meera.
Format: Movie Electronic
Published (Most Recently):New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chinese Folk Songs Quietly Survive (1:18)
  • Types of Chinese Folk Songs (1:41)
  • Cultural Exchange and Composition of Music in China (2:37)
  • Songs Made Famous in Chinese Films (2:06)
  • A Folk Song Documents Hardships of Chinese Women (1:46)
  • The Diversity of Folk Songs from China's Ethnic Minorities (3:24)
  • A Popular Chinese Singer (1:28)
  • Chinese Social Conditions of the Early 20th Century (4:27)
  • Japan Invades China (2:18)
  • A Chinese Refugee Shares Her Story and a Song (2:41)
  • Resistance Songs as Chinese Weapons Against Japanese Invasion (1:32)
  • Folk Songs During China's Civil War (2:14)
  • The Use of Songs to Spread Communism in China (2:10)
  • Songs of Revolution Give Hope to China's Masses (2:26)
  • Chinese Songs Glorify Mao (1:08)
  • Foreign Songs in Mao's China (2:19)
  • Worshipping Mao in Song (2:54)
  • Mao's Great Leap Forward (2:22)
  • The Disaster of Mao's Cultural Revolution (1:30)
  • First Hand Accounts of Mao's Cultural Revolution (4:41)
  • Confucius, Mao, Folk Songs, and Yellow Songs (1:50)
  • Freedom to Sing in the Park (2:57)
  • Preserving China's Cultural Heritage and Folk Music (2:59)